Ms. Martha Ann Batey was born on June 15, 1952 in Flint, Michigan. She departed this life on April 4, 2016 at the age of 63. She was preceded in death by her parents Luther and Gladys Lyons Batey; a sister, Theresa Batey Bean; aunts, Katherine Batey and Nora Lyons; uncle, Andrew Batey.
She leaves to cherish her memory a son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Amy Batey of Murfreesboro; a sister, Nettie Batey of Woodbury; grandchildren, Jermaine Batey and Jayden Batey, Micah Stewart and Morgan Murdock all of Murfreesboro; devoted uncle, James Batey of Woodbury; nieces, Tisa Batey, Kenya Taylor, Lynika Bennett; nephews, Page Verge, Julian Johnson, Donavan Batey; a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.
Martha was a veteran of the U. S. Air Force. After retiring from the military she worked serving fellow veterans at the V. A. Hospital in Murfreesboro. She spent over 35 years in service to her country through the military and VA. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She is loved beyond words by her son and grandchildren.
A visitation with the family will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Saturday, April 9, 2016 from 11am-12pm. Memorial services will follow in the Smith Funeral Home chapel. She will be honored during the service with Military Funeral Honors and presentation of the flag. Share memories and condolences with the family at www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net Smith Funeral Home (615)563-5337